Performances continue through April 4 at West Hollywood's DBA.
For The Record: Dear John Hughes showcases "the works of acclaimed director John Hughes, by reliving his acclaimed coming of age 1980's teen flicks including 'Sixteen Candles,' 'The Breakfast Club,' 'Weird Science,' 'Pretty In Pink,' 'Some Kind of Wonderful' and 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'"
The production, which adapts the works and movie soundtracks into a theatrical concert setting, features Evan Rachel Wood ("Across the Universe," "The Wrestler"), Rumer Willis ("90210," "Pretty Little Liars"), Tracie Thoms (Stick Fly, Rent), Lindsey Gort ("The Carrie Diaries," "Two Popular Girls' Guide"), Jackie Seiden (Jersey Boys), Ruby Lewis (We Will Rock You), Tomasina Abate, Joanna Jones, Kelley Jakle, Olivia Harris, Ciaran McCarthy, Patrick Mulvey (Billy Elliot), Peter Porte ("Baby Daddy"), Doug Kreeger (Les Miserables), Brian Justin Crum (Wicked, We Will Rock You), Payson Lewis, Jonah Platt, James Byous, Zach Villa (War Horse, Here Lies Love), Michael Thomas Grant and Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones).
The immersive concert mash-up, where iconic music and moments from the John Hughes movies spring to life with an epic new wave inspired soundtrack, includes songs such as "Don't You Forget About Me," "We Are Not Alone," "If You Leave," "Pretty In Pink" and "If You Were Here," as well as moments like "Danke Shoen," "Twist And Shout," "Try A Little Tenderness" and more; 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of "The Breakfast Club," one of Hughes' most well-known films.
The series has featured the works of Quentin Tarantino, Baz Luhrmann, Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Robert Zemeckis, and Garry and Penny Marshall. Tickets range from $39-59 and can be purchased by visiting dbahollywood.com.